Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Live to the point of tears.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.